Basic Site Details

Name: Granton Mains housing
Town, district or village: Granton Mains
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Crescent block and main block.
Edinbugh Corporation purchased 118 acres of farm land from the Buccleuch family to build houses at Granton Mains, Pennywell and West Pilton in 1935

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Housing  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11935   


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh City Architect's Department (Edinburgh Corporation)Architectural practiceA1935 George Clark Robb responsible
Item 2 of 2George Clark RobbArchitectA1935 As Architect in Edinburgh City Architect's Department


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1North Edinburgh NewsMay 1998182 p6

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Personal information from Steven M Robb, English Heritage - George Clark Robb's great-nephew